Contracts Manager



Contracts Manager
Civil Engineering/Highways
North West
Our client, a specialist civil engineering contractor is looking to recruit an experienced Contracts Manager to join their expanding team to work on projects throughout the North West. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate as our client is offering excellent salary and package as well as fantastic opportunities for progression.
Contracts Manager Responsibilities:
* Be responsible for up 6 Project Managers
* Responsibility from both a commercial and contractual stand point
* Ensure contracts run to schedule and to budget
* Ensure works are completed to the highest level of quality and in line with Company procedures.
* Upfront planning and mobilisation in advance of works commencing on site.
* Input into Resource Management including “look ahead” programmes, material scheduling, plant and labour forecasting and progress on site is regularly benchmarked against target programme.
* Effective man management of site staff / motivating workforce to meet project deadlines and targets.
* Client liaison – promote a positive client interface ensuring that our clients maintain the highest level of confidence with the Company.
Contracts Manager Requirements:
* Relevant industry qualification (HND/HNC/BEng or equivalent)
* Civil engineering experience.
* Experience within local authority highway works advantageous
* Experienced Contracts Manager, however candidates at Project Manager Level ready to make the step up to Contract Management strongly considered.
* Excellent communication and people and team management skills

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